What type of obstacles or challenges do you foresee a nurse facing as they enter the role of educator? Why?
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1. What type of obstacles or challenges do you foresee a nurse facing as they enter the role of educator? Why?
The nurse can still expect lower compensation than other educators i.e. wage inequity, which is research validated. For example, a most recent study by Carnegie (2007) "on America's estimated 32,000 nurse educators shows that poor compensation may hinder recruitment and retention efforts as nursing schools battle a critical faculty shortage. The report, a profile of faculty at both public and private institutions of higher learning, compared compensation of nurse educators to that of their counterparts in other academic disciplines, as well as to nurses with equivalent credentials in clinical practice and other non-academic settings." ...
Discusses some types of obstacles or challenges that a person can foresee as she or he enters the role of educator, and why. References and extra link are also provided.